Post Transaction Marketing – Is It Worth the Risk for eCommerce Merchants?

Post Transaction Marketing In the first half of 2017, e-commerce revenue amounted to approximately $1,268.9 billion of all retail sales in the U.S., according the U.S. Census Bureau. While e-commerce sales increase from the same period in 2016, the percentage of total retail sales increased  from…

Want to Gain More Online Customers

Gain More Online Customers Answer:  Offer alternative payment options Okay, so what exactly does that mean?  Well, traditionally, merchants only had the option of accepting electronic payments online in the form of bank drafts, and debit and credit cards from the major card brands –…

Ecommerce Sales Grow as Retail Stores Shrink?

Ecommerce Sales Grow Is Big    Forrester Research, an independent technology and market research company that provides advice about technology’s impact on business and consumers, recently released estimates on ecommerce growth over the few years. As we see and read about traditional sales dropping all…

Is One Shopping Cart Better Than Another?

Shopping Cart Features and Security When starting a new business, most merchants generally focus on the features of their shopping cart and how the website itself looks. We pick our colors and how much items cost. We look for how the customer will enter their…

New Avenues for E-Commerce

E-Commerce Offers New Avenues for Payment Acceptance 1-800-Flowers is paving the way, yet again, for retailers to reach consumers via E-Commerce. The company has jumped on the Facebook bandwagon and is taking advantage of the viral social networking phenomenon. In late July, they became the…

SET Technology is Back on Visa and MasterCards Plate

Secure Electronic Transactions Or (SET) Secure Electronic Transactions (SET) is an open protocol which has the potential to play a large role and dominate the market in providing secure electronic transactions. Jointly, Visa and MasterCard and vendors such as IBM have worked to create SET…